Cipio Partners is a leading international secondary direct investment management and advisory firm.  We make direct investments in private high-quality growth businesses in Europe, Israel and North America. MORE


Our funds are advised by one of the longest established, largest and most experienced Directs investment teams globally.  Our partners’ background is as investors in growth companies, coupled with years of operating experience as founders or CEOs running these businesses.  MORE


Our funds constitute a portfolio of private equity direct investments diversified across sectors, geographies and stages.  Through our current fund, Cipio Partners Fund VI, and prior vehicles we are and have been an investor in many leading private companies in Europe, Israel and North America.  MORE


“Cipio had been in dialog with us for years and provided valuable input on how to best implement the sale of part of our legacy venture portfolio. Cipio demonstrated strong expertise along multiple dimensions in the process and gave us confidence to have found a good new partner for our portfolio companies.”
Ian Lobley, 3i
“Cipio Partners has become an investor of MyOptique Group when our founder and former Chairman was looking for liquidity for his shares. Since then, Cipio has been a strong supporter of the company in subsequent funding rounds. Cipio has been an active participant on the board and a useful guide in our rapid growth and international expansion.”
Kevin Cornils, CEO of MyOptique Group
“Cipio has been a reliable financial partner for many years focused on growing the value of our business. They have supported us in many key initiatives such as operational improvements, corporate development and management transition. Contrary to the reputation of secondary funds, their level of involvement has been on par with the best primary funds out there.”
Jean-Yves Leclerc, Executive Chairman of Ipanema Technologies
“Cipio Partners had the vision and financial strength to invest in a fast-growing digital display-enablement market opportunity that our business adresses. Cipio Partners’ team has supported and assisted in shaping our strategic initiatives and organizational expansion, and they have been very actively engaged and enthusiastic in their ongoing help and advice for our business.“
Graham O'Keeffe, Executive Chairman of DisplayLink
“Cipio Partners is an engaged investor with a global outlook, deep understanding of technology industries and strong strategic thinking. Cipio has given softgarden time and valuable guidance driving us towards success.”
Dr. Michael Breyer, CEO of softgarden e-recruiting
“Cipio supported the Definiens team with outstanding advice, insight and guidance, based on the unrivaled wealth of strategic and operational experience of its partners and the whole team…”
Thomas Heydler, CEO of Definiens
“Cipio had the vision to understand the explosive growth of wireless technology and the potential of the wireless security market. As AirTight has expanded its product portfolio and global footprint, Cipio has moved right along with us providing valuable strategic thought leadership…”
David King, Chairman and CEO of Airtight Networks
“Cipio Partners has been a supportive, actively engaged investor and an excellent resource for Verimatrix. The team’s experience with European markets and the Digital Media industry has been invaluable as we’ve grown our business.”
Tom Munro, CEO of Verimatrix